Author(s): Gül?ah TAM, Duygu VEF?KULUÇAY YILMAZ
This descriptive research was carried out to determine the attitudes of religious employees towards gender roles. The research population consisted of 108 religious employees working in the Yenisehir district of Mersin Province. The research data were collected by using the questionnaire form to determine the socio-demographic characteristics' employees prepared by the researcher, and the Gender Roles Attitude Scale between December 18th 2018–February 3rd, 2019.The data obtained were evaluated by descriptive statistics, Student's t-test for comparison of means of two groups, OneWay ANOVA for comparison of means of more than two groups, and Tukey test as Post Hoc test for multiple comparisons. In this study, it was determined that the total score average of the Gender Roles Attitude Scale of the religious employees was 123.39±12.53. This result shows that religious employees have an egalitarian attitude towards gender roles. In this study, it was found that female and university graduate religious employees have an egalitarian attitude towards gender roles (p <0.05). In addition, it was found that religious employees whose spouses are graduates and spouses have an egalitarian attitude towards gender roles (p <0.05). In line with the results obtained, suggestions were made to ensure that the attitudes of religious employees who leaders of the society towards gender roles, are more egalitarian and to raise awareness of gender equality.
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